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Al Jazeera America
Nov 25, 2013 3:30am EST
are popping up in many areas from seattle to new york city. but concerns over zoning. downsizing, is the american dream changing with the idea that less is more? or is bigger better? joining me, elise, an author and organizer, and she became quite famous after a video of her living in her 90 square foot new york apartment went viral. and derek diedrickson. he hosts tiny yellow house on youtube, and he's the author of humble homes and shacks. and he teaches for the tumble weeds tiny house company. and david saxman, why some are not happy about it. but i want to note, if this is your first time watching u. we do things differently here to get diverse on the program. we use a variety of technologies, including skype, and it's not always technologically perfect, but it allows us to reach a lot of people. so elise, what made your decision to go small? >> it wasn't going small, but i didn't want to go broke. i have lived in new york for ten years, and i came to new york to be a writer and i wanted to frida trymanhattan. when i walked in, i was shocked. but it was 90 square feet. and th
Nov 17, 2013 9:00am PST
launched in seattle and we dropped all of those centives because the drive loveit. >> when you launch in if companies, do you lnch into a b that if i work for green taxy o compan can i also b a fly wheel driver? >> so you can, but the way we approa it is through the company. we find there is much more leverage. we gooseattle, we start wit east side for hire. and we can train them,nd our philoshy is the fleets manage e cars, ivers, insurance, training, licensing, everything else. since weave that relatiohip there we can let them focus on that. we do the driver trning, the syst, the feedback, ride by ride and day by day we're doing that feedback. >> wt hapns is anything not on the system -- >> they started out in l.a. wh we havever 300,000.aps a now it's the samething, going to more andore fleets. >>hy the focus on the professional cab maet? right now there are so many companies. people have seen theink muaches, uber-x. someeople a saying anyone could be a cab driver if they operate their car onne of these as. why areou focusing on old fashioned professional cab companie >> we think the
Nov 7, 2013 5:35am EST
de conferencia del oeste es entre portland y seattle, y la tarea es llegar y ganarles ahí dónde nadie los ha vencido desde marzo de este año , los (...) ganaron su primer partido en la franquicia este pasado fin de semana cuando derrotaron a los sanders, en seattle eso es todo por acá adelante en los estudios. >> portlando ganó en seattle vamos a ver si aparece el jugador de las barras y las estreklas este jueves ocho por univisión deportes network. >> pausa en contacto deportivo. >> los de querétaro a pelear por un cupo en la liguilla. >> volvemos, no se estamos de regreso , avanzaron a semifinales y quedaron fuera del alcalce de djocovic , en la cima más alta del tenis . >> acción de la nba el mejor basketball los spurs han avanzado de gran manera y hoy esperaban confirmar su gran pasó vamos con las acciones, primer cuarto miles encuentra ajinovelis ganaban 23 a 15 y otra vez pierde el balón con esta calvada arriba, parson mientras vemos otra vez esta clavada espectacular y etaban empatados a 58 sobre la cintura utilizan la bandera y los spurs se pusieron arriba, tripe y lo
FOX Business
Nov 23, 2013 12:00am EST
to the seattle city council tells boeing workers in washington if the mpany closes its factory there, the employees should seize it. terally take possession of the plant. she is calling it democratic openership and i has got people up in arms. even when they say it's not, it is always about money. melissa: it is our top story tonight. see at el 's newest city council members urgg boeing workers to take over the factory and shut downhe profit-making machine. shy is a newly-elected socialist in seattle. she tel machinists her radical opinion after the union turned down a contract that would guaranty 20,000 jobs in the area. now boeing just might fly those jobs elsewhere. here is seattle radio show host david bose. what do you think about this and what is the reaction there. >> le a christmas gift to every other state trying to get work out of boeing. here you have a woman saying she wants workers to take over the private property of the business. the business that is right now actively considering moving significant work to other states. provides tens of thousands of jobs to washington
Nov 14, 2013 12:30pm PST
were programs that are taking place in seattle and san diego where faith based institution allow individuals to park their vehicles on there and it appears from one of the programs is not governmentaley based and we want to make sure that they can be respectful on that property and then to work with them. so i have reached out to the sf inter faith council and heard the coalition worked with the inter faith council and met to talk about doing that. in addition there is a program in oregon where a vehicle can be in a business. so generally where businesses have had problems to their property and nuisance activity, they have allowed people being on that property. i'm going to seek help from those programs because they have security problems and this is something that we can work on together. i definitely feel that with this support of the inter faith council we can make some head way and handful of people that did come forward, i think two or three were security guards in the city. they are making minimum wage and not able to make enough to support housing in the city. there are op
Al Jazeera America
Nov 26, 2013 7:00pm EST
the bubble? it could spell big bubbles for them and some banks. >>> and raising minimum wage for seattle works airport. the latest on the vote count. >> well, it was a very close vote in seatac washington where the seattle airport is located. a ballot measure that raises the minimum wage to $15 an hour within seatac municipal boundaries. but opponents are demanding a hand recount because the final tally showed the measure pasted by 77 votes. adam is live in seattle. he's been following the story. the vote is in. what does this mean? >> well, what it means right now is that we're going to a recount because it's just that slim 77-vote margin. we don't expect the recount to take very long, ali. there were 6,001 votes cast. it will be hand recounted but we expect new numbers by the middle of next week by sometime early next week. there are legal challenges under way to this initiative proposition one. that could delay implementation a bit. if this does take affect, it will raise the minimum wage as you said to $15 an hour. that's for workers at seatac international airport and businesses nea
Al Jazeera America
Nov 27, 2013 3:30am EST
wage for seattle works airport. the latest on the vote count. the stream is uniquely interactive television. we depend on you, >> you are one of the voices of this show. >> so join the conversation and make it your own. >> the stream. weeknights 7:30 et / 4:30 pt on al jazeera america and join the conversation online @ajamstream. determining using some sort of subjective interpretation of their policy as to whether or not your particular report was actually abusive, because if it doesn't contain language that specifically threatens you directly or is targeted towards you specifically, they may not consider it abuse. they may consider it offensive. and in that case they just recommend that you block that person. >> i don't want to minimise this, because i mean, there's some really horrible things that are on line, and it's not - it's not just twitter, what has happened through social media and the anonymity of the net is that you see websites, hate-filled websites targetting all sorts of groups, popping up. there has been a huge number of those that exist as well. >> well, it was
Nov 11, 2013 12:00pm PST
, ukiah, hills deal cloud cover coming in and the cloud cover is moving up towards portland and seattle and seattle and we are getting rain rain and we are he can kind and our cloud rain forecast, there is not enough dynamics for us to hold it. kind much cool with these clouds rolling and the angle is low and unfortunately we can out it right now. but not much we can do right now the. and it is the most congested urban commute in the u.s., coming up next. . >>> market is closed and the major is slightly higher and they are hovering around the all time high after the government's surprisingly strong unemployment report. it is up 20 and nasdaq is up 4 and the s&p 500 is up 1. >>> the long distance megabus is out for every rider during this veteran's day and the company will donate every dollar to the wounded warrior project and they will amount to $25,000 and the bus line serves 120 cities across the u.s. including san francisco, oakland and san jose. >>> if you think your commute time is getting longer and longer, you could be right, there is new information showing traffic here in the b
FOX Business
Nov 12, 2013 8:00pm EST
at that. neil: all right, ladies thank you very much. >> have you been to seattle? a wonderful city, very carve nated. but it -- very caffeinated but it rains a lot. if you look up during one of your ca caffeine attacks smile, there are cameras everywhere. they are so big, so pervasive, overly hyped and caffeinated seattle residents are saying -- woe. mine was earned orbiting the moon in 1971. afghanistan in 2009. on the u.s.s. saratoga in 1982. [ male announcer ] once it's earned, usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation because it offers a superior level of protection and because usaa's commitment to serve current and former military members and their families is without equal. begin your legacy. get an auto insurance quote. usaa. we know what it means to serve. customer erin swenson ordebut they didn't fit.line customer's not happy, i'm not happy. sales go down, i'm not happy. merch comes back, i'm not happy. use ups. they make returns easy. unhappy customer becomes happy customer. then, repeat customer. easy returns, i'm happy. repeat customers, i'm happy
FOX Business
Nov 12, 2013 11:00pm EST
. >> it is but that is clinton. >> he is good at that. neil: all right, ladies thank you very much. >> have you been to seattle? a wonderful city, very carve nated. but it -- very caffeinated but it rains a lot. if you look up during one of your ca caffeine attacks smile, there are cameras everywhere. they are so big, so pervasive, overly hyped and caffeinated seattle residents are saying -- woe. my asthma's under control. i get out a lot... except when it's too cold. like the last three weekends. asthma doe't affect my job... you missed the meeting again last week! it doesn't affect mfamily. your coughing woke me up again. i wish you'd take me to the park. i don't use my rescue inhaler a lot... depends on what you mean by a lot. coping with asthma isn't controlling it. test your level of control at, then talk to your doctor. there may be more you could do for your asthma. a lot can happen in a second. with fidelity's guaranteed one-second trade execution, we route your order to up to 75 market centers to look for the best possible price -- maybe even better than you expected. it's all part of our g
Nov 4, 2013 4:00am PST
nicely, it's 61 in l.a., 55 in las vegas, about 41 in seattle, where it has been extremely unsettled. but the wind and the waves from the big storm over the weekend, those have finally eased and it does look like we'll see a couple of showers instead. we're seeing a little bit of snow falling across parts of northern idaho into western montana and there's the possibility we could see a couple of inches in the higher elevations. more heavy rain making its way onshore into tonight and tomorrow, you can see the snow in the northern cascades will start to spread east as we head into tomorrow, especially. we could see a couple of inches. we're seeing the snowflakes falling, but it doesn't look like it will be all that intense. that's a look at the weather ou around 38 degrees, it will be 60s across most of california. >>> so we're getting to the time of year, get the big wind storms out in seattle, you get the snow in the mountains. but it's already november. >> the months that snuck up. >> already the sun setting at 4:30. >> for us we'll never see it because of the hours we work. >>> com
Al Jazeera America
Nov 9, 2013 2:00am EST
station will be. let's thick a look at the forecast for seattle. it will be rainy for seattle and rainier as we go towards seattle. there may be a break in the rain on monday. down to south welsh. things are looking nice. warmer temperatures across southern areas. saturday los angeles, 74. warming up to 78 as we go towards monday and warmer on wednesday. how about sunny skies with 86. >> we are getting a lot of rain and clouds coming in from the south-west. we think the rain will stay in your forecast for the next day, with dallas seeing a high temperature of 68. clearing up as we go towards seat. most of the rain towards the south. sunday, 72. by the time we get to tuesday. look at the drop in temperatures of 58. a low texture for dallas of 32. >> to the south-east we are looking at clear skies, showers towards miami and rain will not be in the picture except for fort lawed adale. >> talks on the u.s. program continue in geneva. a us state department official says secretary of state john kerry and his iranian counterpart are making progress. diplomatic editor james bays reports from indo
Nov 14, 2013 1:00pm PST
identified and potentially quadrupled that. i like how seattle's efforts with their homeless coalition and city agencies did a research project called seattle vehicular residency research project with seattle university and i would like us to also have a strong look with the coalition on homelessness and some of the research institutions to look at the impact and as jamie mention the coalition on the huge displacement on the city and many of the low income people being pushed out of their homes with evictions and losing of their jobs and other displacements and we see many people living in their vehicles. i hope we can more carefully work at tracking the human elements and with regards to hygiene and that process. if we are going to be cleaning up blight and problems in the neighbors in my district as well, i sure hope we are taking care of that human elements. as i know mr. duh! sea -- duffy is working on and with a small amount of money that we are looking at the human impact as well. i look forward to working with mr. duffy and captain long citywide as well. >> there is a motion. >
Nov 14, 2013 8:30pm PST
in seattle of actually designating an area in the city where these people can park. >> i think it's what was mentioned is one of those programs where seattle and where they are working with private entities where they are housing those individuals on off sight parking lots. what we talk about is doing something on street which would be very problematic. part of the reason we are doing this is because of the over sized vehicle impact and designating an area in the street where they can park for that purpose. it's difficult to implement on street. i would hope there is an open mind here. i think we should look at what seattle and eugene are doing. we in san francisco have never been afraid to do something what no one else has done before. i understand that you want to respond to what you are hearing from these residents. but, we are talking about folks who at some point, you know, many of them were living in homes and rental units in san francisco. i had a conversation recently i think it was probably in supervisor tang's district with a gentleman who was talking about how he used to live
Nov 24, 2013 5:30pm PST
to you. >>> president barack obama landed in seattle about an hour ago for a series of fundraisers on the west coast. had he is helping democrats raise money. the president is supposed to stop at two events in seattle and after seattle he is said to come to san francisco tomorrow morning. president scheduled a speech in chinatown. mark kelly reports people were lining up today to grab a ticket. >> a steady stream of supporters line up 24 hours early for a chance to hear president barack obama speak. the president's bay area public appearance is that the recreation center in chinatown on monday. the president will use this neighborhood of immigrants as a backdrop for his renewed push on immigration reform. josh wolf says the chinaa town location is perfect. >> hour country is built on immigrants. and, and everyone has an immigrant story. >> it is a great story but it is sending one clear message. the two-term president is losing his political capitol. take the price to wine and dine at the president at the jazz center. as we get closer to the event organizers slash the ticket price
Nov 25, 2013 11:00am PST
arrived at san francisco international airport on a quick west coast fundraiser trip leaving seattle this morning and will head to los angeles later today. good morning, i am eric thomas. >> we have team coverage on president obama's whirlwind trip to san francisco. first we have our reporter at sfo. >> air force one landed a short time ago at 10:38 this morning. a beautiful day here in the san francisco bay area unlike in seattle where it was foggy, dreary. the president was greeted by california senator feinstein who was looking completely different. she has a new "do," and president obama has in california certainly more than 50 times to attend different events most having been fundraisers because here is where the president gets the big bucks although because his rating has again down the organizers of one of the event in san francisco had to lower the ticket price to make sure they had a packed house. he has one, two, three events here in san francisco. all of the events are in san francisco and he returns to sfo then departs at 3:30 this afternoon. for every reporter that cough
Al Jazeera America
Nov 28, 2013 2:00pm EST
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Nov 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
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Nov 1, 2013 4:00am PDT
from seattle southward, olympia, tacoma, eugene, medford, anywhere in between you will see rain. no at lot of rain. rainfall totals an inch or less in all cases but still cloudy on the cool side. you're looking great for friday. sunshine after a cool start. warming up nicely in areas like tahoe. weekend forecast coming up. i mentioned rain on saturday. i'll let you know what sunday looks like. >>> coming up, see who donald trump thinks is cool enough to give $10,000 to. >>> plus, the most exciting new potato chip to come along in a very long time. >>> police find an incredibly sophisticated drug tunnel along with thousands of pounds of pot and cocaine. that's coming up next. a few stories making news this morning. more than 47 million food stamp recipients will see a cut in their benefits starting today. that's because stimulus funding instituted in 2009 automatically expires. the center on budget and policy priorities found the cuts translate into $29 less per month for a family of three. >>> more than a third of abortion clinics in texas could be closed as early as today after
Nov 2, 2013 8:30pm EDT
's seventh , mostly seattle. i knew tom foley for more than 40 years and throughout that time, he was a wonderful friend and a sage mentor. in 1971 when i was a freshman state legislator, he took me out to dinner in seattle and suggested i would run for congress. i was pleased for his regard of my career, but i knew better since i was a freshman legislator so i rejected it and ran for governor. i got creamed. [laughter] tom never said a word. i return to the legislature determined to learn as much as i could about the realities of governing effectively and the challenges of legislating well. when i finally ran for congress, he was majority leader of the house. as i arrived for his first term in 1989, tom was about to become speaker. i know now that he was about to become the last speaker of the whole house. he believed that the speaker was the speaker for the whole house and he lived that to his very core. today, many will note tom's devotion to the house of representatives and his knowledge of the history of this organization. you learn in enormous amounts and he appreciated the
Nov 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
through for 230 yards. 'panthers, the 34-10 victory. >> upset alert. seattle hosting winless tampa bay and the bucs up 21-0 after this pass from mike james. seattle had won their last 11 at home. russell wilson ties it at 24. and in overtime, the 27-yard field goal. seahawks now a game and a half up on the 49ers with the 27-24 victory. >> the champions tour ending their season at harding park with two story lines. will fred couples win his first event of the year and will it bell kenny perry or bernhard langer to win the title. bernhard langer needed a win, tied for fifth or worst. but the ties for second at 11-under. perry finished tied for fifth at 10-under. langer knows he is not worthy this year. fred couples playing scoreless. langer takes the tournament with six strokes. 17 under on the tournament. his first win on the champions tour. >> took me the whole year to finally beat kenny perry in something. he has been dominating this tour. >> fred, let's go get something to eat. >> more at 6:00. congratulation [ man ] adventure, it means taking chances. it means trying something new.
Nov 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
with a 34-10 victory. >> upset alert. seattle hosting winless tampa bay, and the bucs up 21-0 after this pass from mike james to tom crabtree. seattle's won their last 11 at home. russell wilson, the stanford product, ties it at 24. and then the biggest come back completed in overtime. 247 yarder to win it. seekses a game and a half up on the idle niners. 27-24 the final. >> the champions tour ending the season. two story lines. will fred couples win his first event of the year and will kenny perry or bernhard langer winning the title. two cups will be presented today. langer needed to win,, finish fifth or worst but tied for second at 11-under. perry, 3-under on the day. longer knows he is not worry. fred couples, takens the tournament by six strokes, nice bird on seven. finishes 17 under on the tournament. the first win of the champions tour this season. >> it took me the whole year finally beat kenny perry in something. >> fred, let's go somewhere and get something to eat. >> the pga in shanghai for the final round of the hsbc championship. dustin johnson led by 3 coming into the
Nov 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
to greg olsen. panther improve to 5-3 on the year with a 34-10 victory. >> upset alert. seattle hosting winless tampa bay, and the bucs up 21-0 after this pass from mike james to tom crabtree. seattle's won their last 11 at home. russell wilson, the stanford product, ties it at 24. and then the biggest come back completed in overtime. 247 yarder to win it. seekses a game and a half up on the idle niners. 27-24 the final. >> the champions tour ending the season. two story lines. will fred couples win his first event of the year and will kenny perry or bernhard langer winning the title. two cups will be presented today. langer needed to win,, finish fifth or worst but tied for second at 11-under. perry, 3-under on the day. longer knows he is not worry. fred couples, takens the tournament by six strokes, nice bird on seven. finishes 17 under on the tournament. the first win of the champions tour this season. >> it took me the whole year finally beat kenny perry in something. >> fred, let's go somewhere and get something to eat. >> the pga in shanghai for the final round of the hsbc champio
Al Jazeera America
Nov 5, 2013 2:00pm EST
sort of income, but struggle with more than 1,000 awares in seattle, local homeowner says a growing population of people living in their cars and r.v.s have create add host of problems. >> they steal from us. they drop their trash wherever they want. may bring the property central down. because who wants to buy a house with a camp of america across the street. >> graham cross helped create seattle for safe parking program, he say as few bad eggs may lurk, but says around 70% are first time homeless. forcing to keep in mind each night that her and her four children spend crammed into their small sedan. >> about a week ago, i just didn't want to come back to this parking lot. it was hard. but, you know, hopefully at the end of the line,ly have something better to offer my kids. so it's temporary. a long temporary, but it will be over soon. >> david chuter al jazeera. >> i'm meteorologist dave warren, this is not a having big storm, but the timing is not the best. as it will continue to spread east and put some snow down in time for the evening rush hour. and now spreading into minneso
Al Jazeera America
Nov 6, 2013 2:00am EST
will replace joe bonner who resigned in may. >> a suburb of seattle has an unprecedented minimum wage. seatac voted for a $15 an hour minimum wage, but it's limited to certain workers. >> washington state has the nation's highest state minimum wage at $9.19 an hour. voters across the state rejected a measure t to for food manufacturers to say a product is genetically modified. if it passed it would have been the first in the nation. in colorado six of the 11 counties voting on whether to succeed from the state have voted no. voters in colorado also cast their ballots on several other controversial issues such as raising marijuana taxes and funding schools. the 55 wanted a 25% increase on marijuana taxes. but amendment 66 which called for increasing state income taxes to raise a billion dollars for schools failed. about 60 percent of voters rejected that amendment. >> illinois is set to become the 15th state to allow same sex marriage. the senate and the house passed a gay marriage bill. once signed it will go into effect june 1 n next year. >> well the snow has been a big problem across the
Nov 7, 2013 5:00am PST
remarks at a court in seattle. the plaintiffs include japan's institution of is aation research. it conducts whaling for scientific purposes. the plaintiffs demanded sea shepherd stop sabotaging whaling ships in the antarctic ocean. a court banned the group. watson said he stepped down as sea shepherd's leader after tin junction was issued. he said he was no longer in a position to arc street the group's activities, but he defended its members' actions. >> if you destroy property used in an illegal activity, that is meant to take life. that is an act of non-violence. >> german police arrested watson in july last year for obstructing a ship from costa rica. he skilled bail and his whereabouts were unknown until he arrived in the u.s. last month. >>> a senior u.s. official has thrown out an incentive in talks over iran's nuclear program. the unnamed official in the obama administration said the u.s. will ease economic sanctions if the iranians put a freeze on the program. iranian negotiators are meeting in geneva with their counterparts from the u.s. and five other global powers.
Nov 7, 2013 5:00am PST
, bastante tranquilo. tenemos en seattle, actividad de nieve, precipitaciÓn blanca. es una tormenta invernal. esperemos que no pase a mayores y no se desarrolle esta tormenta de niee. patrÓn lluvioso en el sureste. el centro del paÍs bastante tranquilo pero la gran pregunta es dÓnde estÁn esas preguntas cÁlidas? ni siquiera en san antonio, donde tienen una mÁxima de los 80 grados. asÍ que bueno, el calor persiste para ustedes en jacksonville, prÁcticamente la capital del sol y nuevamente frÍo hacia minneapolis, el calorcito persiste para nosotros aparte de este calor humano en el estado de california. es todo de mi parte. continuamos con mÁs de "primer impacto". >> unos bomberos tienen que enfrentar un duelo con las ramas a gran altura. ponemos a prueba el oficio y se pueden dar un taquito de ojo. >> los verÁn en acc it [♪ mÚsica ♪] >> chicago es una ciudad con enormes rascacielos y bellos edificios. de hecho, allÍ estÁ el más alto de los estados unidos pero para los bomberos puede ser un dolor de cabeza. ricardo intentÓ salir a combatir las llamas, no es asÍ? cuÉntanos
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 1:30pm EDT
't reached consensus, but the disorder has everyone anxious. we headed north to seattle washington into the remote pugid sound where cutting-edge research is underway. >> in whitby island on washington state scientists are looking at a way. they are doing it by building a healthier bee with artificial insemination. >> this is where it happens. >> i'll show you my insemination lab. i can do what doesn't happen in nation. i can take hundreds of drones, mix them and inseminate the queen. i'm trying to enhance what mother nature does. >> first we need a male drone, then what else? >> you need a lot of males. takes a lot of males to inseminate a queen. >> koby is working at the forefront of technology t diversify bee populations. across the u.s. bees are dying in massive numbers. tell us about that. >> there's a lot of different factors, you have to look at the environment, mal pesticides. >> from her farm koby gathers male sperm from drones that can survive harsh conditions and will inseminate queens showing resistance to pests. fitness. >> the process is quick. it does take a lot of s
Al Jazeera America
Nov 12, 2013 12:00pm EST
. >>> and they are counting to see if the minimum wage in seattle would go up to $15 an hour. the last count had the yes votes leading by fewer than 50. the minimum wage in seattle is already at $9 an hour, the highest in the us. >> reporter: it was a city that prided itself on being clean, and well maintained. but right now, madrid is a rather depressing place. up setting for locals and for tourists. >> we just arrived here about an hour or so ago. we just came over from bers -- barcelona. >> the appearance of the city is lamentable. especially people coming from abroad. they would think it could be a third world country. >> reporter: everyone is paying the price for the failure of unions and private companies to reach an agreement. the private companies off camera told me they are prepared to be flexible, but the unions have to meet them halfway, but the unions are pretty fired up, frightened of losing their jobs, and seeing already modest salaries reduced. >> translator: we are very, very lucky to have work. we want to keep our jobs, but we don't want jobs that are paid so badly that we can't feed our chil
Al Jazeera America
Nov 12, 2013 7:00pm EST
will as well. minimum wage supporters are paying close attention to the small city of seatac south of seattle are a proposed $15 minimum wage for airport transportation and hospitality workers still hang in the balance. alan, good to see you. the count is going to be in. we think as early as 15 minutes from now. what's the latest? >> well, we're going to get an additional count in 15 minutes from now. but remember that washington state is a mail-in election state, so the ballots are still coming in. we have no solid figure for how many ballots need to be counted before this thing is decided. we do know that it's a very tight race. we know it's a razor-thin margin right now, we also know that this thing is almost certainly headed to a recount and has landed in federal court. there is going to be a legal battle over this. we're talking about a difference in this vote on proposition one of 44 votes at this point with a little more than 5,000 counted. so we can assume that this thing will go right down to the wire and one side or the other will call for a recount. we don't know where we're going
Al Jazeera America
Nov 15, 2013 2:00pm EST
on seattle, that's where the storm track is headed right now. they have plenty of rain showers pushing in, and exchanging the snow in the mountains. the storm track is directing a pool of moisture right on into the mountains. expect another two feet of snow by tomorrow at mount raynear's paradise. any of the passes you are going to be dealing with icy snowy roads. now as you can see it is rain coming in for seattle and the low valleys all the way down to port lan, but the mountains have the winter-storm warnings going into effect. the snow will pile up quick, and we'll get some wind too, which meaning blowing, drifting snow. we'll give you the head's up on that, and also in southeast idaho the snow will be developing tonight. nevada, utah, your mountains also getting some snow. wind gusts now up to 15 miles an hour for spokane, but closer to 40 for northern california. this is where we have plenty of winter storm warnings going into effect for wyoming, but it is the winds you'll notice in the southwest. >>> thank you very much. >>> they are said to be the rarest dinosaur fossils in the wo
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